Guide for BMW E Series CIC Retrofit Coding

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How
to retrofit BMW E series CIC coding

Here we take BMW E89 as
example,but this method applies to all BMW E series.Hope it is helpful!

What you need for E-series CIC retrofit coding?

  • K+DCAN USB Cable
    cable
  • Working NCS EXPERT software
  • Valid daten files for your car
  • BMW E-series CIC retrofit coding procedure

    connect the car with BMW K+DCAN USB Cable
    cable

  • read VO
  •     program CAS and FRM/ NFRM for CIC
    retrofit

  • run NCS EXPERT software
  • select File-> Read Profile
  • select Expert mode
  • press F1 or click the VIN/ZSC/FA button
  • press F3 or click the ZSC/FA| ECU button
  • select CHASSIS: E89 for E9x models
  • then select ECU: CAS
  • note: VO on CAS and FRM pr NFRM needs to be changed

  • then get the car details identified (CHASSIS, FG,
    FA)
  • press F2 or click the Enter FA button
  • select CHASSIS: E89
  • check VIN and click OK
  •     highlight old build date
        #0607 add press delete
        (keep note of your build
    date)
        add build date #0909 for E9x
    CIC.
        later date needed for combox
    (possible #0910)

  • add &6VA and press OK
  • press the BACK button
  • then press PROCESS ECU
  •     note: avoid Process car as it
    programs every module (RISKY), and not needed

  • select ECU: CAS
  • press CHANGE JOB to: FA_WRITE)
  • check for FA_WRITE and EXCUTE JOB
  • press CHANGE ECU
  • select ECU: NFRM
  • note: FRM module or NFRM depending on model

  • EXCUTE JOB again to make sure FA_WRITE and correct module
    selected
  • coding done!!
  • now to make sure the coding went well in the new VO and the CAS, FRM/
    NFRM
    again, run NCS EXPERT software

  • select File-> Load Profile
  • select Expert mode
  • press VIN/ZSC/FA
  • press ZSC/FA| ECU
  • select CHASSIS: E89
  • select ECU: CAS
  • press ENTER FA
  • select CHASSIS: E89
  • check VIN and click OK
  •     !! check build date #0909 and
    &6VA you added just now

  • then press BACK
  • press ZCS/ FA f. ECU
  • select ECU: NFRM
  • press ENTER FA
  • select CHASSIS: E89
  •     !! check build date #0909 and
    &6VA you added just now

  • coding done & verified!
  •     now to default coding the CIC
    unit to recognise your cars features, such as AS PDC, Bluetooth
        again, run NCS EXPERT
    software

  • select File-> Load Profile
  • select Expert mode
  • press VIN/ZSC/FA
  • press ZSC/FA| ECU
  • select CHASSIS: E89
  • select ECU: CAS
  • press BACK
  • press PROCESS ECU
  • select ECU: CIC
  •     note: CIC now should be displayed
    in the list of modules

  • press CHANGE JOB to make sure that SG-CODEREN is selected by
    JOBNAME
  • check and press EXCUTE JOB
  • the CIC unit will reboot and load up with all of your
    options
  • note: NAVI and VOICE/ DVD in motion have to be activated in other ways

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